Virta Health

Software Engineer, Fullstack - Clinic

USD 159k - 159k
Python GCP GraphQL Go Spark React
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Virta Health is on a mission to transform diabetes care and reverse the type 2 diabetes epidemic. Current treatment approaches aren’t working—over half of US adults have either type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. Virta is changing this by helping people reverse type 2 diabetes through innovations in technology, personalized nutrition, and virtual care delivery reinvented from the ground up. We have raised over $350 million from top-tier investors, and partner with the largest health plans, employers, and government organizations to help their employees and members restore their health and live diabetes-free. Join us on our mission to reverse diabetes in 100M people by 2025.

About the role

You will be building and iterating the software platform that Virta Health uses to manage patient care.  At the core of the Virta treatment is the Virta Clinic and at the core of the Virta Clinic is Spark - our proprietary electronic health record system that allows for a new model of remote, continuous, diabetes care. As a member of the Clinic Group you will be working alongside Virta clinicians and health coaches to develop the applications they use to monitor patients, ensure safe care, and help them transition off diabetes medications. You will help set standards and evangelize best practices on how other Virta teams contribute to and utilize clinical data.


  • Deliver and iterate on features that support our clinical team balancing efficiency and quality with well structured code
  • Collaborate with product and design members of the team to find the most impactful solutions
  • Receive mentorship from senior engineers and managers throughout the year to build your skills to lead a few small to medium sized (~1 month long) projects 
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and fix issues in production and non-production environments
  • Manage performance and usage of applications in the production environment
  • Mentor fellow software engineers

90 Day Plan

Within your first 90 days at Virta, we expect you will do the following:

  • Code and ship multiple features that involves both front-end and back-end code with complete test coverage
  • Collaborate with other engineering team members through knowledge sharing, pair programming, and giving feedback in code reviews
  • Spend time shadowing the health coaches and clinicians who care for our patients to better understand how the tools we build are being used in reality
  • Spend time getting up to speed on the two major repositories our team owns, the developer tools and local development experience, and our existing team and company processes
  • Propose and implement one or more process/product improvements to make our engineering team even better


  • Experience shipping front-end and/or back-end code in a high-quality production environment
  • Experience with common CI/CD patterns and practices
  • Strong communication skills with ability or desire to  interface with business-level stakeholders, both technical and non-technical alike
  • Has attention to detail, carefully crafts both tests and code
  • Passionate about user experience, building amazing features for stakeholders, and working on a highly collaborative team
  • Loves learning and adapting to new technologies to solve core business problems.

Bonus Points For...

  • Front-end experience with React, Webpack and an eagerness to take on front-end technical leadership
  • Server-side experience with any of Python, Google Cloud Platform, GraphQL, Go, FHIR

Values-driven culture

Virta’s company values drive our culture, so you’ll do well if:

  • You put people first and take care of yourself, your peers, and our patients equally
  • You have a strong sense of ownership and take initiative while empowering others to do the same
  • You prioritize positive impact over busy work
  • You have no ego and understand that everyone has something to bring to the table regardless of experience
  • You appreciate transparency and promote trust and empowerment through open access of information
  • You are evidence-based and prioritize data and science over seniority or dogma
  • You take risks and rapidly iterate

As part of your duties at Virta, you may come in contact with sensitive patient information that is governed by HIPAA. Throughout your career at Virta, you will be expected to follow Virta's security and privacy procedures to ensure our patients' information remains strictly confidential. Security and privacy training will be provided.

  • For this role the compensation range for candidates in Colorado is $138,029 - $159,699; information about Virta’s benefits is on our careers page at: 

Note: Starting pay will be based on a number of factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience. Virta has a location based compensation structure; there may be a different range for candidates in other locations.

Virta Health
Virta Health
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